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Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Cost: Free
Location: SU office – 7 Irvine Street, Bayswater
Working with young people who have experienced trauma
During this 1 1/2 hr session we will cover:
– What children need
– Understanding trauma
– The Stress Model of crisis which explains the important role we play in helping young people work through the crisis in a way that is a constructive, learning experience
– Behaviour Support Techniques

If you are interested in being notified of future training events please express your interest by registering below

For more info please contact Heather Pitman – heather.pitman@su.org.au

Training by Sally Howe, SU Discipleship Catalyst. 
Are you wondering where to start in sharing Jesus in a relevant, hope-filled way with
others? Hope Groups are a simple, powerful small group format to share life together and
the hope of Jesus with our friends. In this 1.5 hour session, you will learn the why and how of
running your own group.
– Gain confidence in reading the Bible with others
– You’ll learn a process of how to pray and invite people
– Pick up effective discipleship tools to use with existing groups

Any queries contact Sally: sally.howe@su.org.au

When: 7:30 – 9pm (see below for dates)
25th October (Monday)
16th November (Tuesday)
15th December (Wednesday)

Where: On Zoom (Online). Registration required in order to receive the Zoom Meeting link. All welcome!
Cost: Free

SU WA’s relational approach leads us to use small groups in many different ministry contexts. We encourage others to use this powerful transformational tool and offer training and a handbook that gives people the information and skills needed to lead small groups effectively.

If this is something that would add value to you or your connect group, please reach out to us.

Training Dates: TBA

If you are interested in being notified of future training events please express your interest by registering below

Heather Pitman
Email here


Learn or refresh all the skills needed to safely run water-based activities on SU programs. SUPing, snorkelling, kayaking and rafting.

We will be covering what is required to run a water-based activity as well as having some time to get out on/in the water.

Activities will include: SUPing, Snorkelling, Kayaking and Rafting

When: 8 am – 3:30 pm, Saturday 6th November 2021 

Where: Point Peron (exact details TBC)

Cost: $20

 Preference will be given to volunteers serving on Leavers Ningaloo, Young Adults Ningaloo, Beach Camp and Junior Beach Camp.

Registrations close 12 pm 4th November


Essential orientation for all SU WA Volunteers and all staff and volunteers are required to attend every three years.

Usually run at the SU WA Office (unless otherwise specified) – 7 Irvine Street, Bayswater.

Regional volunteers can join Zoom enabled sessions or exclusive regional Zoom session as listed below. Please register 4 business days before the session to allow us to mail you the Orientation pack.

Upcoming Sessions:

  • Tue 21st, 7:30pm-9pm – Zoom orientation session (regional volunteers only)
  • Wed 22nd, 6:30pm – 9:30pm FULL
  • Tue 9th, 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Sat 20th, 9am-12pm
  • Wed 1st, 6pm-9pm – Camp Geographe, Busselton
  • Sat 4th, 9am-12pm – Coolbellup Baptist Church, Doherty Rd, Coolbellup
  • Mon 6th, 6:30pm-9:30pm
  • Tue 7th, 6:30pm-9:30pm – Eastern Districts Alliance Church, Coast Rd, West Swan
  • Tue 7th, 7:30pm-9pm – Zoom orientation session (regional volunteers only)

Cost: $5 donation


We provide Bronze Medallion, Bronze Requal and SU Surf Upgrade training throughout the year.

Note: the Surf Upgrade is only recognised by SU WA and is a necessary qualification when running open water activities on Scripture Union programs. Only SU Volunteers with a current Bronze Medallion can complete the Surf Upgrade.

Please note that Bronze Full Course and Requal training will be delivered on separate days unless we have additional trainers. Be sure to select the correct date for the required training.

Bronze Medallion Full Course & Training will be held at Bayswater Waves from 9am – 5pm.

Bronze Medallion Surf Upgrade is held at Trigg South Beach from 8:30am – 11:30am, followed by Requalification Training at Bayswater Waves from 12:30pm – 5:30pm. 
SUWA have limited trainers and sessions will be closed once capacity (10 people per session) has been reached. If you cannot attend the sessions delivered by SU WA we advise you to visit Royal Life Saving WA’s website to view their upcoming training for Bronze Medallion:
If you have questions regarding Bronze or Surf Upgrade training please contact our office on 9371 9100.

Upcoming sessions:
  • Sat 11th – Geraldton Bronze Medallion Full and Surf Upgrade (theory) 
    • 7am-9am Bronze Medallion theory component (venue TBA)
    • 9am-3pm Geraldton Aquarena
    • 4-6pm Surf Upgrade theory component (venue TBA)
  • Sun 12th – Geraldton Surf Upgrade (practical): 12-1pm, beach location TBA
  • Sat 16th – Bronze Medallion Requalification and Surf Upgrade
  • Sat 23rd – Bronze Medallion Full
  • Sat 30th – Bronze Medallion Full
  • Sat 30th – Bronze Medallion Requalification and Surf Upgrade
  • Sat 13th – Bronze Medallion Requalification and Surf Upgrade
  • Sat 13th – Bronze Medallion Full
  • Sat 11th – Bronze Medallion Full
  • Sat 18th – Bronze Medallion Requalification and Surf Upgrade